Seventh known Carnival Corp. ship to go
This becomes the seventh known ship to be exiting the Carnival Corp. & plc fleet, following the four Holland America Line vessels just announced (with Amsterdam and Rotterdam going to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines), Costa Victoria and P&O Cruises' Oceana. Carnival has indicated nine ships will be going.
Becomes third Celestyal vessel
Celestyal, which recently canceled its 2020 sailings, with plans to resume service March 6, operates Celestyal Olympia and Celestyal Crystal.
Renovated in 2012, Costa neoRomantica has capacity for 1,800 passengers in 789 cabins, 132 with balconies. Other facilities include restaurants, bars and lounges, two swimming pools, a gym and a panoramic spa.
'Although COVID-19 has forced a temporary pause in our operations, it is important that we look to the future with optimism and continue to fulfill our strategic plan to grow the company and enhance the award-winning experience. from Celestyal through investment,' Celestyal Cruises CEO Chris Theophilides said. 'I am delighted with the addition of this mid-size cruise ship to our fleet, which perfectly fits our business model after its significant renovation in 2012. I am sure it will be a very popular choice among our valued customers and will allow us to continue to provide truly unique experiences for years to come.'
Details of the delivery and deployment will be announced later. Celestyal Cruises' 2021 and 2022, which were recently released, will remain unchanged.